Man City have suffered a blow in its chase for Juventus star Paul Pogba, according to reports.
The cashed-up Premier League giants have been heavily linked with a move for the former Manchester United man, but Daily Star reports the move is being held up over image rights issues.
According to the report, a former representative is still believed to have a stake in the 22-year-old’s image rights, complicating the transfer.
Man City want total control of the France international’s image rights as the club believes its £80m transfer fee and mega £250k-a-week wages should entitle them to owning the rights.
Manuel Pellegrini is understood to still be keen on luring Pogba to the Etihad, however, the article suggests Juventus are not interested in selling the player.
To complete the transfer, Pogba would have to hand in a transfer request to the Serie A champions but it is believed both Barcelona and Real Madrid are still keen on the midfield ace.